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Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Biomedical Engineering

The bachelor of science degree program in biomedical engineering offers four specialized degree options. Each option provides a tailored academic plan, allowing students to focus on key areas, including biochemical engineering, biomaterials, medical imaging and devices, and biomechanics. More

One-year, Non-thesis Master of Science (M.S.) in Biomedical Engineering

The non-thesis master of science degree in biomedical engineering requires the completion of 32 credit hours and is designed to be completed in one year. The program is ideal for engineers who wish to gain a deeper understanding of biomedical engineering fundamentals and to explore a number of research opportunities. More

Master of Science (M.S.) in Bioengineering*

The master of science degree in bioengineering is ideal for individuals looking to expand their skill set in the bioengineering industry, research, and medicine. Each student is presented with a tailored course of study built upon his or her undergraduate strengths. More

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Bioengineering*

The doctor of philosophy degree in bioengineering is an individualized plan of study that aims to provide each student with a strong foundation in traditional engineering and the life sciences, as well as an adept specialization in on or more cutting-edge research applications. More

Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengineering/Doctor of Medicine (Ph.D./M.D.)*

The bioengineering program, in collaboration with the College of Medicine at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, offers the opportunity for medical students to purse a program of study leading to the Ph.D. in bioengineering. The program provides the opportunity for students interested in careers in academic medicine and research to obtain the necessary training in clinical and basic sciences in a seven- to eight-year period. More

*Part of the Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Bioengineering

Contact Information

  • Undergraduate Program
    Ariel Christine, Undergraduate Program Assistant
  • Graduate Program
    Virginia Simparosa, Graduate Program Assistant
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The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the bachelor of science, master of science, and doctorate degree programs in biomedical engineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

122 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614